is a bassist, writer and entrepreneur from Chicago, Illinois.
He is a proficient player on the upright, electric, and synth basses, reads
music, and is a music director, arranger, and producer. His music can be found online.
He has played for Patti LaBelle, Kirk Franklin, R. Kelly, CeCe Winans, Boys II Men, Ramsey Lewis, Aretha Franklin, and Chaka Khan, to name a few.
He has a Bachelors Degree in Liberal Arts, and a Masters Degree in Composition, both earned at DePaul University in Chicago. He currently plays in
the bands of Aretha Franklin, R. Kelly, Ray Chew Productions, Cory Henry, and Yolanda Adams. He also does freelance bass playing for a variety of other artists and projects. He teaches private and Skype bass lessons, runs several companies, and plays bass for the Mars Hill Baptist Church of Chicago, when he's home.
Sharay is a Fender Artist and he endorses Gallien Krueger Amplifiers/Speakers, Earthquaker pedals, and Dunlop Strings. He is married and has 4 children.